In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbequipping, equipped
1(furnish, supply)(troops/laboratory) equipara modern, well-equipped office — una oficina moderna, bien equipada
- to equip sth/sb with sth — proveer algo/a algn de algo
- the ship was not equipped with radar — el barco no estaba provisto de / equipado con radar
- Evolutionarily-old connections between our lower brains and our bodies equip us to deal with overwhelming situations rapidly.
- That doesn't equip people driving in open conditions on the motorway or dual carriageways.
- The interior is equipped with a generous supply of wood, leather and thick carpet.
- The aft deck is admirably equipped for divers, especially underwater photographers.
- The future is unpredictable so our education system must equip people to cope with new situations with confidence.
- You know, the easy thing to do is to recruit people and equip people and train them.
- He set his bag down on the couch and made his way to the tiny kitchen they were equipped with.
- The chassis is also equipped with redundant hot plug fans and power supplies.
- In contrast, enablement equips people with the personal resources to select and create successful life courses.
- Each is equipped with years of experience, bolstered by their love for cars and driving.
- She also considers cooking to be a vital skill that will equip young people to make good decisions later in life.
- Sell your PCs fully equipped with legally licensed operating systems preinstalled.
- The centre is also equipped with the latest medical advancements and technology.
- Mr Smith adds that Metro does provide an access bus in Keighley that is equipped with ramps for disabled people.
- Ongoing training equips members for any situation.
- Seniors will have their own suites that are equipped with a bathroom and small kitchen.
- He was amazed that his father had set up a suite just for Kate, fully equipped for all her needs.
- I sent my own two children to the school, not least as a result of spending years interviewing top business people about what best equips young people for life and work apart from the right bits of paper.
- I am very concerned that we are not equipping our young people with the skills which will be needed in the future.
- We need to look at what we can do to equip people for work using the present system.
- If schools fail to equip these young people so they leave schools unable to even complete an application form for a job, how are they going to survive?
- And his enthusiasm and knowledge of sport, particularly football, equip him well for the task.
- We must offer training to equip people with the skills that are needed in York.
- Roots are fully equipped with all the enzymes and precursors that synthesize ABA.
- Each has a number of rooms with bunk beds, fully equipped kitchens and a hall, as well as radiator heating and a toilet.
- It's a slight advantage if the rod is equipped with a roller eye, but not necessary.
- These days, many canoes have been equipped with a motor for long distance travel.
- We're the party that wants to be able to equip the troops while they're in battle and to prepare them for battle.
- It seeks to equip young people with the knowledge and skills needed to become highly competitive entrepreneurs.
- The centre is fully equipped with the latest computers and is a great learning environment.
- The separate large diving deck is equipped with a full range of latest gear and includes nitrox facilities.
- The facilitation work which it operates with local community groups equips people with skills and confidence to conduct research and to publish their own community histories.
- People often wonder how difficult this is but our training equips us with the skills to look at the situation in an impartial way.
- The system is equipped with a global positioning system to provide its location.
- Also, when I buy a car it is fully equipped with lights, reflectors and so forth, but a bike is usually not.
- The school is equipped with computers and an indoor playground for the children.
- Consider this only if your boat is fully equipped with all the necessary navigation aids and safety equipment.
- The oil poured on David's head by Samuel became a vehicle through which the blessing of the Holy Spirit was released in his life to equip him for his task as king.
- Several question modules are prepared to equip the students fully.
- To ensure they're prepared for that future, educators need to equip students with the proper skills.
2(prepare, make capable)prepararI was ill equipped for such a task — no estaba bien preparado para una tarea así
- to equip sb to + inf — preparar a algn para + inf
- my training had not equipped me to handle such a situation — mi entrenamiento no me había preparado para enfrentarme a una situación como esa
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